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    Colombia’s gambling regulator (Coljuegos) has published regulations for video bingo, which will be legal in the country until the end of 2021.

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    Swedish gambling revenue for the second quarter of 2020 fell 4.1% to SEK5.94bn (£530.6m/€572.4m/$687.9m) as a 3.6% increase in online gambling revenue was not enough to offset the effects of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) on the land-based sector.

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    Chinese lottery provider 500.com announced the resumption of activity in Sweden, via its The Multi Group (TMG) lottery betting subsidiary, having renewed its online gaming licence in the jursidiction for the next two years.

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    Asian operator Hong Kong Jockey Club will resume draws for its Mark Six lottery game from 24 September, after a suspension stretching back to February.

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    Australian lottery reseller Jumbo Interactive has appointed veteran Australian executive Susan Forrester as chair of its board of directors, effective immediately. 

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    Canadian provincial lottery operator the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) said measures implemented during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic led to a decline in revenue for its 2019-20 fiscal year.

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    Australian online lottery retailer Jumbo Interactive has reported an 8.7% year-on-year increase in revenue for its 2020 financial year, and is now targeting growth in markets such as the UK, US and Canada as it aims to increase sales to AU$1bn.

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    New Zealand’s national lottery Lotto NZ has begun a major upgrade of its MyLotto website and mobile app, designed to improve the performance of its digital products as its customers migrate online.

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    The Pennsylvania Lottery generated profits of $1.14bn for programmes that benefit the state’s senior citizens in its 2019-20 fiscal year, the ninth consecutive year in which its contribution has surpassed $1bn.

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    New Zealand Lottery Commission (Lotto NZ) has released its statement of performance expectations for the financial year ending 30 June 2021, showing an expected decline of 8.4% from forecasted revenues for 2019-2020.

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    The British Gambling Commission has published the results of a consultation about data collection, implementing new measures to reduce and standardise the data it collects from 31 October.

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    La Française des Jeux (FDJ) said a strong performance after France emerged from its novel coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown has reduced a decline in revenue for the first half of the operator’s financial year.

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    The recently launched Emirates Loto has paused its operations to undergo upgrades to its platform, just three months after its first official draw in April this year.

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    The Massachusetts legislature has amended sports wagering bill put forward last week, adding provisions to legalize online lotteries, but doubling the tax rate for online betting.

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    Scientific Games' losses increased in Q2 as revenue fell 37.2% to $539m (£423m/€465m), but the business said its results were "better than expected" given the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).

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    A total of 43.3% of Czechs aged 15 or older gambled in the past year, up from 39.8% the year before but below levels in 2017, according to the Czech Ministry of Finance's latest annual gambling report.

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    The Georgia Lottery Corp. announced today that fiscal year 2020 profits transferred a record $1.24bn (£983.9m/€1.08bn) to the State Treasury’s Lottery for Education Account.

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    Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis announced that ticket sales for 50/50 raffle prize draws will now be available online to gaming customers in the province.

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    Online gambling operator 888 has extended its exclusive igaming deal with the Delaware Lottery by an additional two years.

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    Nikolas Lynhe-Knudsen will take on the role of chief executive at Denmark’s state-controlled gaming operator, Danske Spil, from 1 October 2020.

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